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#6070344 - 12/07/15 12:07 AM Got em! First spotted hog
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Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3545
Loc: Keller
This guy has been coming for a bit to one of my feeders. He made his last trip tonight. He was a little bigger than I expected based on the camera pics, a decent sized boar. I estimated around 150-175lbs, but could be off on that as it was just based on my effort to drag him out of the feeder pen and not by measuring anything.

Single shot to cns with 5.56 soft point did him in from short range, was sitting in s bow blind, so around 15 yards. Aimed a little high to compensate for the range. Could have poached two deer as well, they just stood there and watched the massacre.

Camera pic from last night:


Dead pic from tonight (for reference the stick is 41 inches tall):

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#6070442 - 12/07/15 06:50 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 5029
Loc: Forestburg, Montague Cnty, TX
That will work!
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#6070449 - 12/07/15 06:56 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
Ringman Offline
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Registered: 08/15/15
Posts: 87
Loc: East Texas
Gotta love those spotted pigs. Well done.

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#6070482 - 12/07/15 07:26 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Loc: Mineola,TX
Congrats ,,,,,,great spot ,,,still waiting on mine
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#6072333 - 12/07/15 11:17 PM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
colt.45 Offline
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Registered: 03/16/12
Posts: 9986
Loc: wondering about the woods
cheers you have your feeder ancored down? Been years ago, hogs rooted up around one of the legs & tipped my feeder over... Ended up running an old cable from tree ta tree & hung feeder in middle... See were several run rebar or t-post in ground & tie it ta legs... flag
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#6072362 - 12/08/15 12:29 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Registered: 06/30/08
Posts: 4790
Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Congrats

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#6072539 - 12/08/15 07:25 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
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Registered: 03/13/14
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Loc: Dallas, TX
cheers

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#6072699 - 12/08/15 08:46 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
Corbin Foster Offline
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Registered: 11/09/15
Posts: 45
nice!
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#6072804 - 12/08/15 09:41 AM Re: Got em! First spotted hog [Re: Texas buckeye]
der Teufel Offline
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Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 1004
Loc: Central Texas
Yeah, nice going. Now go get some more!
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